ANNEX 3 - Report of the EC Chairman


Dear colleagues and friends‫,

Another year has passed of hard and fruitful work, when we all take part activity required to cope with the terrorism threat on the western world and disruption of the national agendas‫. IBSSA Members together with institutions and organizations worldwide have already witnessed how a prolonged period of terrorist attacks and attempted attacks occur in different countries, with an emphasis on Europe over and over again.

These include drive-by shootings and stabbings, laying powerful explosive devices, throwing stones at cars and throwing Molotov cocktails and burning tires towards citizens and especially to the security forces‫.


Report about the governmental adoption of the EPS program of IBSSA Mexico

On the 24th April 2018, the Commissioner of the Mexico Federal Protection Service, in association with ASIS International and the IBSSA, signed into policy the formal adoption of the IBSSA standards and training program for all licensed bodyguards in Mexico.

The following IBSSA officials were present at the signing ceremony:

MINUTES of the XXI. IBSSA Congress and the 6th “Partnership for Security” International Joint Conference

                                                                       
                                                                                                               
On the 21st March 2018, the XXI. Congress of IBSSA, the 6th “Partnership for Security” International Joint Conference of IBSSA – IPA (International Police Association) – IAPA (International Auxiliary Police Association) together with the Award Ceremony were held at the Conference room of Metropolitan Hotel in Tel Aviv, Israel with the participation of appr. 60 members from 4 continents, representing 25 national and international organisations. Numerous security officials of the region also attended the Conference.

                                                                                                             

IBSSA North American Conference 2018 in Charlotte

During the last part of January 2018, the inaugural meeting of the IBSSA North American Conference took place in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Specifically convened to provide a networking platform for our representatives and members in the United States, Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean, this two-day event proved the strength and versatility of IBSSA in this significant global region.